Authorities search for Aaron Carter’s cause of death as clues emerge
An autopsy released Thursday by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office shows that Aaron Carter was shot to death at a home in the 8200 block of W. Texas St.
WEST HOUSTON, Texas (KCBD) — The autopsy results released Thursday by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office show that Aaron Carter was shot to death at a home in the 8200 block of W. Texas St.
The 20-year-old suspect is still at large, and investigators are working to find him.
In addition, officers are combing through evidence at the scene.
According to police, Carter had been charged with possession of a controlled substance, but that charge was dropped.
The release says that a weapon believed to be a rifle was recovered from the scene as well.
Carter’s autopsy reports show that he died of a single gunshot wound to the upper arm.
Authorities said a man in the 8200 block of W. Texas St. was being questioned at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Thursday morning.
Police said in a news release he “is a person of interest, but we have not been able to determine the motivation or the identity of any lead persons in this homicide.”
No other information about the circumstances surrounding the death was made available.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said that on Tuesday, the agency was looking for a man in the 8200 block of W. Texas St. for questioning.
The agency said in a news release that “due to a tip that is believed to be credible, it was confirmed that Aaron Carter, the suspect in this case, was involved in a homicide on W. Texas St., Harris County, Texas.”
The agency added that “As the investigation progressed, it was learned from the suspect that he was involved in another incident on F.M. Kirby. During the investigation, it was also learned that he was in possession of a firearm.”
Detectives continued to search for him throughout the day Thursday, but the suspect has not been located.
On Wednesday, the suspect was taken into custody.
The Sheriff’s Office said